The fact present star instructed Vogue she is at the moment doing a four-year apprenticeship with a regulation agency in San Francisco and her aim is to take the bar in 2022.
Nonetheless, the plan doesn’t embody her really going to regulation faculty.
In line with Slate, Kardashian’s house state of California is certainly one of 4 states (together with Vermont, Virginia and Washington) the place aspiring lawyers can examine as an apprentice for a number of years, then take the bar examination alongside regulation faculty graduates.
It’s not a cake stroll: People should examine in a regulation workplace for 18 hours every week for 4 years. They need to additionally go a “baby bar” after the primary yr.
“California’s bar is reputed to be one of many hardest,” she mentioned on the present Thursday. “The bar examination could be very laborious. It’s a must to memorize a number of regulation. It’s a number of selection and it’s an essay portion, so I say that if she will be able to go that bar, then she deserves to be an legal professional.”
There are advantages to going this route: Regardless of an preliminary $150 payment and a $30 biannual fee to the California bar, the price of a authorized diploma earned on this method not often exceeds various thousand bucks, whereas three years of regulation faculty can simply price $150,000.
Within the days earlier than regulation colleges turned commonplace, “studying the regulation” is how each aspiring lawyer within the U.S., together with Abraham Lincoln, realized the occupation, based on People.com.
Nonetheless, the New York Times famous in 2014 that the tactic was solely utilized by 60 of the 83,986 individuals who had handed the bar within the earlier yr.
Though some individuals may discover it laborious to think about the reality-show mogul as a lawyer, the Washington Post factors out that her father, Robert Kardashian, was an legal professional.
As well as, Kardashian has spoken with president Donald Trump about legal justice reform and even secured clemency for Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old great-grandmother who was sentenced to life in jail for a nonviolent drug offense.
- This text initially appeared on HuffPost.